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Field Measurements After Alaskan Wildfires

Forest plots in Tanana, AK

Photos from July 2017 field surveys near Tanana, Alaska, from left to right: unburned forest site; burned forest near the Spicer Creek Fire; high burn severity forest site.

Researchers with NASA's ABoVE field campaign measured burn severity in spruce forests that burned in 2015 near Tanana, Alaska.

Global Fire Atlas Tracks 13 Million Fires

Average fire duration and daily fire expansion

Average fire duration and daily fire expansion displayed cumulatively for the 14 year study period, 2003-2016. From Andela et al., 2018.

A new global fire dataset tracks the dynamics of individual fires that occurred from 2003-2016 at 500 m resolution.